Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag   Claude  BENOIT

  (b. abt. 1713 Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia   d. 11 August 1784 Saint-Ours, Province of Québec, Canada )  

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Claude BENOIT was born abt. 1713 in Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia. Claude BENOIT was the child of Claude BENOIT and and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Martin BENOIT dit LABRIERE and Marie CHAUSSEGROS (maternal)  Étienne HÉBERT and Jeanne COMEAU

Claude was deported as part of the Acadian Exile / Grand Derangement around 1755.

He married  Anne Helene GIROUARD 14 February 1746 in Port Royal, Acadia .  The couple had (at least) 8 children. Anne Helene GIROUARD  was born 14 April 1728 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia.  She died 1 September 1807 in Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception).  She was the daughter of François GIROUARD and Anne BOURGEOIS.

Claude BENOIT died 11 August 1784 in Saint-Ours, Province of Québec, Canada .

They were living at Riviere-aux-Canards before being deported to Massachusetts. Then they came to St-Ours, QC


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Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Claude BENOIT

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Claude BENOIT married Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag  Anne Helene GIROUARD-- Date: 14 February 1746 Place: Port Royal, Acadia
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Anne Helene GIROUARD was the daughter of François GIROUARD and Anne BOURGEOIS


From An Acadian Parish Remembered
The Registers of St. Jean-Baptiste
Annapolis Royal, 1702-1755

14 February 1746 Marriage Claude Benoits and Anne Girouard


On 14 February 1746 in Port-Royal, Acadia, Canada, Anne-Hélène married Claude Benoit, the son of Claude Benoit and Jeanne Hébert.

(White, Stephen A. Dictionnaire Généalogique des Famillies Acadiennes. volume I. Moncton, Canada: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, Université de Moncton, 1999).

Canada Marriages, 1661-1949
groom's name: Claude Benoit
groom's birth date:
groom's birthplace: Saint Joseph De La Vieciaire De Canard
groom's age:
bride's name: Anne Girouard
bride's birth date:
bride's birthplace: Annapolis Royal
bride's age:
marriage date: 14 Feb 1746
marriage place: Annapolis Royal, Digby, Nova Scotia
groom's father's name: Claude Benoit
groom's mother's name: Jeanne Herbert
bride's father's name: Francois Girouard
bride's mother's name: Anne Girouard
groom's race:
groom's marital status: Unknown
groom's previous wife's name:
bride's race:
bride's marital status: Unknown
bride's previous husband's name:
indexing project (batch) number: M53406-2
system origin: Canada-EASy
source film number: 1320000
reference number: p307
source: familysearch.org

Children:

Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag  Jean Baptiste BENOIT (b.bet. 1747-1756, , Acadia, Canada   d. ,  )
m. Anne Madeleine ROY 10 February 1777
m. Marie-Anne DESMARAIS 25 February 1805

Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag  Joseph BENOIT (b.abt. 1749, Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia  d. , , Canada)
m. Marguerite Felicite DAIGLE 9 September 1771
m. Marie-Esther LAPORTE dite ST-GEORGES 4 February 1799

flag  Pierre BENOIT (b.abt. 1759, , Province of Massachusetts Bay  d. 31 October 1816, Saint-Ours, Lower Canada )
m. Marie-Madeleine MATHIEU 26 February 1781

flag  Antoine BENOIT (b.30 January 1762, Saint-Ours, Canada   d. 7 May 1834, Saint-Ours, Lower Canada )
m. Marie-Catherine NAULT 29 September 1783
m. Marguerite CHAPDELAINE 30 May 1796
m. Marie ST-MARTIN 13 February 1804

flag  Michel BENOIT (b.18 September 1763, Saint-Ours, Province of Québec, Canada   d. 27 August 1829, Saint-Ours, Lower Canada )
m. Françoise NAULT (HENAULT) 18 October 1784

flag  Marguerite BENOIT (b.17 May 1765, Saint-Ours, Province of Québec, Canada   d. 9 May 1824, Saint-Ours, Lower Canada )
m. François DAIGLE 9 January 1786

flag  Charles BENOIT (b.abt. 1767, Saint-Ours, Province of Québec, Canada   d. ,  )

flag  François BENOIT (b.abt. 1768, Saint-Ours, Province of Québec, Canada   d. ,  )


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Claude BENOIT
Death - Immaculee-Conception, St-Ours, Quebec
(CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967

Birth

Claude Benoit was born circa 1713 at Grand Pre. He was the son of Claude Benoit and Jeanne Hebert.
Source: Stephen A. White, Dictionnaire Genealogique Des Familles Acadiennes




Canada In 1745 Louisbourg fell to British forces from New England.


Canada The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle returned Louisbourg to the French in 1748


Canada 1749 - 2,576 settlers are brought to Acadia by the British. Halifax is founded. www.acadian-cajun.com/ acadtime.htm


Canada 1750 - German immigrants begin to arrive in numbers at Halifax.


Canada 1752 - Canada's first newspaper, the weekly Halifax Gazette, appears (March 23).


World History 1754 - Beginning of the French and Indian War between Great Britain and France for control of the North American colonies. It is part of the Seven Years War.


Acadia 1755


World History (1756 - 1763) Seven Years War - France, Great Britain clashed in Europe and North America; France, Russia, Austria, Saxony, Sweden and Spain sided against Britain, Prussia and Hanover

1746 Marriage / Partner
Claude BENOIT and Anne Helene GIROUARD 14 February 1746, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia

abt. 1757

From Boston to the Town of Chelsea

Claude BENOIT, s/ o Claude/ Jeanne HEBERT, m. to Anne GIROUARD, d/ o François/ Anne BOURGEOIS. Children: Joseph (1749); Jean-Baptiste (1756); Pierre (1759); Marguerite (1765). At Massachusetts 1755 and at St-Ours, Quäbec, Canada 1767.

Source: www.acadian-home.org/ acadians-massachusetts.html




1762 Birth of Child
Antoine BENOIT was born 30 January 1762, Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception)
1763 Birth of Child
Michel BENOIT was born 18 September 1763, Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception)
1765 Birth of Child
Marguerite BENOIT was born 17 May 1765, Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception)
Death
11 August 1784
Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception)


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